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Meet the History Department Faculty: Professor Maddalena Marinari

Dr. Marinari is the most recent addition to the Gustavus History Department. Originally from Italy, she has a Ph.D in Twentieth-Century U.S. and Modern European history from the University of Kansas. Her colleagues already feel her presence as a major contribution. Her enthusiasm towards solving historical puzzles and interpretations make her an excellent professor and […]

Meet the History Department Faculty: Professor Kate Wittenstein

Dr. Kate Wittenstein has been a Gustavus professor since 1986, and, during her tenure, she has helped transform the department in significant ways. Prior to teaching, Dr. Wittenstein earned a MA from Purdue University and a Ph.D from Boston University in American Studies. While at Boston University, she met her husband Gregory Kaster, another professor […]

Meet the History Department Faculty: Professor Gregory Kaster

  Dr. Gregory Kaster is a professor of American History in the Gustavus History Department. Almost from the beginning Dr. Kaster knew that he wanted to teach history. This drove him to get his BA and MA from Northern Illinois University and his Ph.D from Boston University where he met his wife, Dr. Kate Wittenstein, […]

Professor Marinari joins IHRC and presents at University of Minnesota

Dr. Marinari received an honored invitation to join the IHRC Affiliated Scholars Program. The Immigration History Research Center (IHRC) is an interdisciplinary center at the University of Minnesota that promotes research on migration. Its Affiliated Scholars Program brings together local, regional, national, and international scholars to foster collaborative research and programming. Affiliated scholars are listed […]

Welcome Professor Maddalena Marinari

Gustavus Adolphus College¬†is delighted to welcome Professor Maddalena Marinari to the Department of History. Dr. Marinari¬†joined the history department at Gustavus Adolphus College in the fall semester of 2015. She received her Ph.D. in twentieth-century American history and modern Europe from the University of Kansas. Before arriving to Gustavus, she taught at American University and […]